Julia Alvarez at Bryn Mawr


Julia Alvarez: Words and Music is the title of the Dominican writer’s scheduled presentation at Bryn Mawr College’s Thomas Great Hall on  Tuesday, December 1,at  7:30 p.m. Alvarez is the author of books of fiction including How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, In the Time of the Butterflies, and Saving the World; collections of poetry including The Woman I Kept to Myself, Homecoming: New and Selected Poems, and The Other Side; the nonfiction work Once Upon a Quinceañera: Coming of Age in the USA; and books for children. In addition to Alvarez’s reading from her own work, this evening will feature L’Ensemble—soprano Ida Faiella, violinist Barry Finclair, and pianist Charles Abramovic—performing Haverford College Professor of Music Heidi Jacob’s settings of Alvarez’s poems.

Photo: Bill Eichner

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